When people had spread all over the world, and daughters were being born, 1
References for Genesis 6:1
6.1-4 Job 1.6; 2.1.
some of the heavenly beings saw that these young women were beautiful, so they took the ones they liked.
References for Genesis 6:2
Then the Lord said, "I will not allow people to live forever; they are mortal. From now on they will live no longer than 120 years."
In those days, and even later, there were giants on the earth who were descendants of human women and the heavenly beings. They were the great heroes and famous men of long ago. 2
References for Genesis 6:4
6.4 Nu 13.33+2 Si 16.7; Ba 3.26.
When the Lord saw how wicked everyone on earth was and how evil their thoughts were all the time, 3
References for Genesis 6:5
6.5-8 Mt 24.37; Lk 17.26; 1 P 3.20.
he was sorry that he had ever made them and put them on the earth. He was so filled with regret